Hot Cross Buns
Made with Carrs Breadmaker Strong White Flour, Butter, Mixed Spice, Currants and Mixed Peel.
1½ tsp Fast Action Dried Yeast
500g Carrs Breadmaker Strong White Flour
50g Golden Caster Sugar
50g Butter, melted
1tsp Fine Sea Salt
1tsp Mixed Spice
50g Mixed Peel
Follow the manufacturers’ instructions regarding the order of liquid / dry ingredients, and set your machine to the dough / pizza.
Divide the mixture into 12 round portions and arrange them on the greased baking sheet (allowing plenty of room for expansion).
Leave to rise, covering with oiled cling film, for about 25 minutes. Meanwhile pre-heat the oven to gas mark 7, 425°F (220°C).
After proving is complete remove film and make crosses using a flour-and-water paste made with 1tbsp flour and 2tbsp water.
Roll out thinly and divide into small strips, dampening them to seal.
Bake the buns for about 20 minutes. Then, while they’re cooking, make a glaze by dissolving 1tbsp sugar and 2tbsp of water over a gentle heat and brush the buns with it as soon as they come out of the oven. Allow to cool.